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The Trade Descriptions Act Advice Online

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The Trade Descriptions Act Explained

The way in which goods are described is a great influencing factor on what persuades the consumer to buy. If the description is wrong, then there can be a breach of this act leading to possible civil and criminal sanctions.

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  • “… my mother recently bought a car in a private sale… the vehicle was advertised for sale in our local paper… it was described as having one careful owner, good condition and 70,000 miles on the clock… when [my mother] went to view the car she agreed to buy the car but asked the seller to give her a receipt of purchase stating the same details contained in the original advertisement… the seller agreed…we have now discovered the car has actually done more than double the mileage the seller claimed… do we have a case to get our money back..”


  • “…is it true you cannot sue a individual under the terms of the TDA…”



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